Type 1 Diabetes Research Paper

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What is Diabetes? Diabetes (also known as diabetes mellitus) is a long term condition that causes high blood sugar levels. There are a lot of different types of diabetes, but the most common types are type 1 and type 2. The percentage of people in the world with Type 1 diabetes is approximately 10%, compared to 90% with Type 2 diabetes. The other different types of diabetes include Gestational diabetes and prediabetes, which are not as common. A lot of people may wonder; how can I prevent myself from getting diabetes? The main answer to this, is that you have to start to learn how live a healthy lifestyle. You have to change your eating habits, even though it may be difficult. Learn how to but junk food to the side and begin to eat healthy food. And also get a lot more physical activity into your schedule. …show more content…

If you are diagnosed with diabetes (no matter what type), it means you have too much glucose in your blood. The symptoms of diabetes vary depending on how much your blood sugar is elevated. Frequent symptoms people have when they are beginning to develope diabetes is frequent urination, unusual weight loss, intense thirst and hunger, fatigue, and many more. If people ever begin to feel these symptoms, there is a chance they could have diabetes and not even know it. In order to prevent getting diabetes you have to learn how to make healthy lifestyle choices. Learn how to eat healthier, exercise more often and loose excess pounds. Although you should know that type 1 diabetes cannot be prevented. However, the same healthy lifestyle choices can help to cope with having type 1

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